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Sacred or Flat-billed Kingfisher

Todiramphus [sanctus or recurvirostris] (= Todiramphus sanctus) (Vigors, NA; Horsfield, T 1827)




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Classification
Order:
  Coraciiformes
Family:
  Alcedinidae
Genus:
   Todiramphus
Scientific:
  Todiramphus sanctus


Original description

Citation:
  (Vigors, NA; Horsfield, T 1827)

Reference:
   Trans. Linn. Soc. London (1), 15(1826) p.206

Protonym:
  Halcyon sanctus

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/778452


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  0B89BFD78DF51530

Avibase ID:
  avibase-0B89BFD7

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/0B89BFD7


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 692705

Geographic range:

  • Todiramphus recurvirostris: W Samoa (Apolima, Upolu and Savai'i)
  • Todiramphus sanctus sanctus: Australia to Solomon Islands; winters to New Guinea
  • Todiramphus sanctus [vagans or norfolkiensis]: New Zealand, Norfolk, Lord Howe and Kermadec islands
  • Todiramphus sanctus canacorum: New Caledonia and Isle of Pines
  • Todiramphus sanctus macmillani: Loyalty Islands
  • Todiramphus sanctus vitiensis: Fiji (Vanua Levu, Taveuni, Viti Levu, Ovalau, Koro, and Gau)
  • Todiramphus sanctus eximius: Fiji (Kadavu, Ono and Vanua Kula)
  • Todiramphus sanctus regina: Futuna (Wallis and Futuna, central Polynesia)
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English:
Sacred or Flat-billed Kingfisher
French:
Martin-chasseur sacré ou M.-c. des Samoa


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Sacred or Flat-billed Kingfisher ( Todiramphus [sanctus or recurvirostris])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Sacred or Flat-billed Kingfisher ( Todiramphus [sanctus or recurvirostris])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Sacred or Flat-billed Kingfisher ( Todiramphus [sanctus or recurvirostris])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Sacred or Flat-billed Kingfisher ( Todiramphus [sanctus or recurvirostris])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Sacred or Flat-billed Kingfisher ( Todiramphus [sanctus or recurvirostris])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Sacred or Flat-billed Kingfisher ( Todiramphus [sanctus or recurvirostris])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Sacred or Flat-billed Kingfisher ( Todiramphus [sanctus or recurvirostris])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Sacred or Flat-billed Kingfisher ( Todiramphus [sanctus or recurvirostris])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Sacred or Flat-billed Kingfisher ( Todiramphus [sanctus or recurvirostris])

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

This taxon is a subspecies of Todiramphus [chloris, sanctus or enigma]

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Other synonyms

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Catalan: Alció sagrat
Czech: Lednácek plochozobý, ledňáček posvátný
Danish: Samoaisfugl
German: Götzenliest
English: Sacred Kingfisher, Sacred or Flat-billed Kingfisher
Spanish: Alción Sagrado
Estonian: samoa safiirlind
Finnish: Latuskanokkakalastaja
French: Martin-chasseur sacré, Martin-chasseur sacré ou M.-c. des Samoa
Hungarian: szent halción
Indonesian: Cekakak raja udang suci
Italian: Martin pescatore di Samoa
Japanese (romaji): samoashoubin
Japanese: サモアショウビン
Scientific: Halcyon sanctus, Todiramphus [sanctus or recurvirostris], Todiramphus sanctus, Todiramphus sanctus sanctus
Lithuanian: Šventasis todiramfas
Maori: kotare
Dutch: Platsnavelijsvogel
Norwegian: Maskaraisfugl
Polish: Alcion czczony, Łowiec czczony, lowiec plaskodzioby, łowiec płaskodzioby
Russian: Священная альциона, Священный зимородок
Slovak: Rybárik posva/tný, rybárikovec posvätný
Swedish: Inlandskungsfiskare
Ukrainian: Альціон священний
Chinese: 白眉翡翠
Chinese (Traditional): 白眉翡翠

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